11/9/14

Kristallnacht Kickoff, Neville Chamberlain Dead, Bali Terrorists Executed

November 9: On This Progressive Day
Joseph Stalin enters the provisional government of the USSR (1917)

The Congress of Industrial Organizations is founded in Atlantic City by eight trade unions belonging to the American Federation of Labor (1935)

Kristallnacht - National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi) Germany's first large-scale physical act of progressive, anti-Jewish violence - begins (1938)

Communist-controlled East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall allowing its citizens to travel to West Germany; people start demolishing the Berlin Wall (1989)

President B. Hussein Obama summons Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the Oval Office (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama accepts the forced resignation of Central Intelligence Agency director David Petraeus (2012)

At Grande Oaks Golf Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 150th round of golf as POTUS (2013)

b: Spiro Agnew (1918); d: Mary Jane Kelly (1888), Ramsay MacDonald (1937), Neville Chamberlain (1940), Ed Bradley (2006), Huda bin Abdul Haq (2008, Amrozi bin Nurhasyim (2008), Imam Samudra (2008)

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